Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  4 (1855–56), 287.

Sick Room and Nursery



Regular Feature, Notes, Instructions


Health, Hygiene, Gas Chemistry, Nutrition, Putrefaction, Physiology, Pollution, Sanitation

    Presents 'Fifteen Rules for the Preservation of Health'. These explain the chemical processes involved in respiration, the importance of food, water and warmth to the body, the dangers of inhaling gases produced in combustion or by decaying organic matter, the physiological reasons for cleansing the skin, the importance of simple foods and of maintaining steady body temperature.

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